Summer Recap: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

On our last leg of our summer, we did the most actual traveling… mini road trips, flights, taxi cabs, trains and more flights.  Our fist stop was Santa Cruz for a very special family wedding. The great thing about a cousin getting married is that it is the perfect excuse to see all of your […]

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Summer Recap: So Cal

We spent another good chunk of our time in Southern California.  Our other home.   We played on the beach, we ate In ‘n Out, had homemade pizza parties, hit the park,  and made some really good summer memories with our family. Having older kids this time around, we are able to bring them both […]

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Nomad Christmas: Part 2 – Santa Cruz, CA

Our road trip north was a trial run for an epic national parks road trip I hope to have sometime soon.   Leaving from Malibu, we made our way towards Santa Cruz.   I put together a travel guide for both my kids for our road trip.  I included a kid-friendly map, some pictures all […]

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Nomad’s Christmas – Part 1 : Los Angeles

We scheduled a pretty full holiday on our way to the West Coast this year, and it was just as wonderful as we’d hoped.   Our first stop was Los Angeles.   One thing I get asked constantly is how I travel with small kids.  I did write about it here, but also, it is […]

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Finding Dory…at the Aquarium of the Pacific

We took a mini trip to Long Beach to check out the Aquarium of the Pacific and we were not disappointed.  Lots to see even at toddler level, both my kids enjoyed touching the rays, seeing the tiniest sea horses and finding Dory in just about every exhibit. Really, rays are the best. But jellys […]

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At Home

It’s been quiet on the blog for a while.  We traversed a 14-hour door to door travel day to get back home for summer.   When I say “home” I am referring mostly to the West Coast of North America… some of our favorite places to just breathe deep and relax a bit.  Our stuff […]

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9 Anõs – My Secret to Staying Married.

We are celebrating 9 years today….like most things in life, sometimes it feels like decades more and other times I can remember the early details like they were yesterday.   There is not much else I can say except that I married a man so much better than myself.  He always says I’m sorry first […]

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